Pride of lions relaxing on grass
Pride of lions relaxing on grass

African Big Cat Safaris

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The wildlife ecosystem in Sub-Saharan Africa is defined by its charismatic, diverse, and distinctive presence. You can witness the effortless grace and timeless beauty of iconic wildlife during an African big cat safari as you experience the heart of undulating hills, eternal plains, and dense forests. A Zicasso travel specialist can help you plan the perfect African Big Cat Safari that takes you from lush oases to a surprising desertscape in search of a bone-rattling lion’s roar or the lingering gaze of a curious leopard.

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Sample Itineraries

Get inspired with our sample trips below. You can have any trip tailor made for your private travelAny number of days.
Any departure date. Any experience you want.

Lion in Masai Mara, Kenya

Two-Week Kenya Big Cat Safari Adventure

14 Day Custom Tour

From $7,135

Handcrafted to celebrate Kenya’s abundance of endangered animals, this adventurous, two-week safari will also offer intimate moments with rhinos, chimpanzees, and nearly exclusive species to Kenya. Cheetahs flourish on Kenya’s open grasslands along with Africa’s other iconic cats. This safari will lead you them, from the Amboseli swamps to Meru plains and Masai Mara grasslands.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Mother Cheetah and her cub in the savannah in Africa

Amazing Kenya Cheetah Safari for Photographers

10 Day Custom Tour

From $4,795

Handcrafted for wildlife photographers, this adventurous, 10-day Kenyan safari will give you the ultimate angles of cheetahs and other big cats. You will explore with specialist guides and on private game drives that venture off the trail to achieve the ultimate shots. Ease into Big Five photography in Laikipia, capture iconic scenes in the Masai Mara, and then explore beneath the surface with a big cat safari in Mara North Conservancy. Expect to return home with eternal and ineffable photos of Africa’s icons.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Zebras graze in Ngorongoro crater

Tented Luxury Safari Across East Africa: Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti & Masai Mara

10 Day Custom Tour

From $12,495

From the forested slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater, to the endless plains of the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem, this package provides guests with an ultimate and exclusive tour of the continent’s famed landscapes. With thriving wildlife round every turn, and few other trucks in site, you will experience exclusive and intimate interactions with lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo and – if lucky – the few remaining rhinos. As the Wildebeest Migration (month dependent) boldly approaches the crocodile-filled Mara River, you will bear witness to a quintessential African moment before retiring to your luxury campsite under the starry night sky.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Majestic lion posing in front of the camera lens

Legendary Predators of Africa: An Intimate Zambian Safari

11 Day Custom Tour

From $4,945

Leopards prowl beneath the moonlight, cheetahs and wild dogs cross the iconic open plains, lions inhabit trees and chase endemic species as your time in Zambia will bring an inspiring intimacy with Africa’s legendary predators. This handcrafted safari will follow the iconic hunters through South Luangwa and Kafue National Parks with exclusive activities bringing extraordinary moments. The itinerary will take you off the beaten track and into the wilderness where predators will always take center stage in nature’s theatre.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Cheetah's on the savanna in Kenya

Intimate Kenya Cheetah Safari for Conservation Lovers

10 Day Custom Tour

From $9,395

Kenya is a stronghold for African cheetahs, and this safari will provide the inside track on their behavior and lifestyle. You will join conservationist guides and move up close to the world’s fastest land mammal. First, you will visit the Samburu, where cheetahs are struggling to survive, before visiting the Masai Mara, which is home to the world’s greatest cheetah population. Many other exceptional safari experiences will fill your luxurious ten days, including chimpanzees and wild Big Five encounters in Ol Pejeta

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Mother Cheetah with cubs in the Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya

Cheetah Safari: Expedition Through Kenya

11 Day Custom Tour

From $8,685

Cheetahs roam where ungulates graze across the Kenyan plains. They thrive in the Masai Mara, have returned to Meru, are holding on in Samburu, and are accompanied by critically endangered species in Ol Pejeta. This unforgettable, 11-day safari will showcase four exceptional Kenyan destinations while focusing on cheetah encounters in addition to the country’s rarer and more unusual wildlife. It will provide a diverse safari experience in the country where safaris began.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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